Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Electricity - production map
The World Just Made A Major Shift Toward Renewable Energy
The Huffington Post - 10/26/2016 5:58:40 AM
The world installed more new renewable energy last year than coal, as countries attempt to shift away from fossil ... The agency said renewables would be the fastest-growing source of electricity production over the next five years and would “rapidly ...
Global renewable energy surpasses coal in capacity to power
Fuel Fix - 10/26/2016 12:53:50 PM
The report called China the “indisputable leader” of the world’s growth in renewable energy–it accounts for 40 percent of the additions to renewable power capacity–partially a result of the country ... renewable energy production, the report ...
‘World Bank must aid countries to manage shift away from coal’
The Hindu - 10/23/2016 9:32:48 PM
The World Bank and other global development lenders like the Asian Development Bank must help countries such as India to finance the shift of their coal production to more efficient ... would be the backbone of its energy mix for decades to come.”
Offshore production 30% of global crude oil output in 2015
theamericanenergynews.com - 10/25/2016 1:59:27 PM
In 2015, five countries provided 43 per cent of total offshore oil production: Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Mexico, Norway, and the United States. Saudi Arabia. The world’s largest offshore producer has several large offshore oil fields including the Safaniya ...
Sweden on track to meet 100-percent renewables target by 2040: regulator
Reuters - 10/25/2016 5:02:35 AM
Swedish output of wind power has gradually increased as it becomes more cost-efficient, and it now makes up 10 percent of the country's overall energy production ... come under increased scrutiny around the world in the wake of Japan's Fukushima disaster ...
IEA hikes green energy forecast after 'turning point' year
Phys - 10/25/2016 11:36:17 AM
In 2021, solar, wind and other renewable sources will provide comprise 28 percent of world electricity production compared to 23 percent ... "Policy uncertainty persists in too many countries, slowing down the pace of investments," it said.
Higher World Oil Prices Allow MCW Energy Group to Enhance Profit Levels as it Moves into its Plant Relocation Plan and a Commercial Production Mode
ENERGY INDUSTRY TODAY - 10/25/2016 1:23:40 PM
EINPresswire.com/ -- TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct 25, 2016) - MCW Energy Group ... the upward trend of world oil prices now hovering at the $ 50.00 bbl. price benchmark, MCW has developed a plan focusing on the reduction of production costs and ...
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
The world gets bullish on renewables, says International Energy Agency
sandiegouniontribune.com - 10/23/2016 11:55:58 PM
The renewable energy market is ... of wind and solar — wind production dropping when the breezes go still and solar slumping when the sun goes down — that complicates grid integration. Then there’s the issue of countries offering tax credits to ...
Iraq Lures Investors to Boost its Oil Output as OPEC Debates Cuts
worldenergynews.com - 10/26/2016 2:34:03 PM
Ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries are supposed ... oil in the ground in the world. Aside from security problems, its crude is as cheap and easy to extract as in Saudi Arabia or Iran, but its energy industry suffered ...
‘Turning point’ in green energy prompts IEA to drastically raise 5-year outlook
Market Watch - 10/25/2016 5:31:13 AM
In its medium-term Renewable Market Report, the International Energy Agency on Tuesday significantly raised its five-year forecast for green energy, thanks to a rapid decline in costs and strong political support in key countries, such as the U.S. and China.
On The Move: Global Offshore Oil Production Rises
oilandgasinvestor.com - 10/25/2016 1:34:59 AM
Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA ... However, accounting for about 13% of global offshore oil production in 2015, Saudi Arabia leads the pack. The country has the world’s highest-producing oil field, Safaniya, which pumped ...
Louisiana: Little faith in OPEC's promise to cut oil production; related price boost would be welcome
The Advocate - 10/24/2016 12:13:16 PM
Prices were driven down by advanced U.S. drilling technology that unleashed a glut of oil into a sluggish world ... energy minister to discuss production limits. The head of Rosneft, Russia’s largest oil company, reportedly claimed last week that the ...
US oil production surge to break Saudi Arabia's grip on world energy
Daily Telegraph - 11/7/2014 11:14:29 AM
That would give the US capacity to export 4.7m bpd of oil and natural gas liquid (NGL) by the end of the decade and eliminate the need for around 2m bpd that the ... the future production policies of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries ...
Offshore production nearly 30% of global crude oil output in 2015
eia.gov - 10/25/2016 12:19:14 PM
In 2015, five countries provided 43% of total offshore oil production: Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Mexico, Norway, and the United States. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Rystad Energy Saudi Arabia. The world’s largest offshore producer ...